Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's ...
Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.
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Knuffle Bunny introduces us to Trixie and her favorite bunny (who grow up together in Knuffle Bunny Too and Knuffle Bunny Free). This is a simple story of a day in the life of a daddy and his toddler daughter. Knuffle Bunny gets lost and babbling Trixie has a hard time communicating this to her dad. Once it becomes clear what the problem is, the family springs into action to find Trixie's favorite companion which prompts her to clearly say her first words.
The book is illustrated with Mo Willems distinctive characters drawn over real photographs of a neighborhood and laundromat. So fun!
In Too and Free Trixie gets her first friend and first letter respectively. Trust me you will be crying with pride and joy for the beautiful girl Trixie has become as this trilogy ends. Mo demonstrates great family values and shares his own hopes and wishes for his daughter. These books will make you feel so happy! Every library needs all three!
Publishers Weekly, 2004-08-16 Any child who has ever had a favorite toy will identify with the toddler star of this tale. The plot is simple: Trixie loses bunny, finds bunny and then exuberantly says her first words-"Knuffle Bunny!!!" The fun comes from the details. In an innovative style that employs dappled black-and-white photographs of Brooklyn as backdrop to wickedly funny color cartoons, Willems (Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!) creates an entertaining story for parents and children alike. His economical storytelling and deft skill with line lend the book its distinctive charm, while the endpapers mitigate anxiety by clueing in readers concerning the solution to Trixie's problem. Willems renders the characters with Little Lulu-style pointed noses and their expressions are laugh-out-loud funny, from the hapless father's worried look as he and Trixie venture out to the Laundromat, to his roll-up-your-sleeves determination as he rescues the stuffed toy from the washing machine. But it's pre-verbal Trixie who steals the show. Her wide-eyed enthusiasm about the world around her is matched only by her desperate attempts to communicate. "Aggle flaggle klabble!" she says when she finds Knuffle Bunny missing, and her well-intentioned but clueless father translates, "That's right.... We're going home." An especially delicious scene finds the frustrated Trixie abandoning baby talk for action: "Well, she had no choice. Trixie bawled. She went boneless." The accompanying pictures comically corroborate the omniscient narrator's claim. Willems once again demonstrates his keen insight with a story both witty and wise. Ages 4-8. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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